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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Public safety is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' top priority. Due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, this page is for information regarding the virus, how the Corps is supporting the nation and answers to commonly-asked questions.

This page will be updated regularly.

Helpful Links

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) https://coronavirus.gov

What the US Army Corps of Engineers is Doing  https://www.usace.army.mil/Coronavirus/

 

24-hour U.S. Army Medical Command hotline: 1-800-984-8523

U.S. Army COVID-19 guidance: https://www.army.mil/covid-19/?dmd 

USACE Contracting Customer Guide Flyer

Pittsburgh District's Response

As of March 21, 2020, Pittsburgh District has limited access to its offices in the William S. Moorhead federal building and closed select facilities at the following recreation sites across Maryland, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

As of May 14, 2020, select amenities at the district's recreation sites reopened in a limited capacity. While all openings and closures are subject to change, a list of facilities' statuses can be found on the Corps Lakes Recreation site.  

Pittsburgh District News Releases Relating to COVID-19

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All Corps of Engineers News Relating to COVID-19

  • May

    USACE helps Montana, FEMA prepare for COVID-19 future

    In the three and a half months since the first COVID-19 case was diagnosed in the U.S., the state of Montana has the second lowest number of total cases, and the lowest number of cases per capita of any state in the country. Those low numbers did not stop the state’s leaders and FEMA from enlisting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, to prepare for the future fight against the virus.
  • Metal Shop makings...

    Navigation is one of our oldest missions. We’re mandated by Congress to keep the Mississippi River open for commercial navigation by maintaining a 9-foot-deep and 300-foot-wide channel, and we do that by dredging on an annual basis. So, as one might imagine, our dustpan dredge, the Hurley, gets used quite a bit keeping the Mississippi open, so our talented team at Ensley Engineer Yard have their work cut out for them keeping her running year after year. This brings us to the project Machinist Brandon Almeida is working on – it’s something the Dredge Hurley uses called “propeller rope guards.” He’s also making the mount needed to make the rope guards on – talk about complex work.
  • Working as Essential Personnel in a Pandemic

    Wake up, put on a pair boots, a hard hat and a life jacket: this is Kevin Bricker’s daily routine as he heads to work an 8-hour shift as a lock operator on the Allegheny River. That was until the coronavirus pandemic hit western Pennsylvania.
  • Nashville District opening campgrounds, recreation areas in June

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 14, 2020) – As part of a phased approach for reopening facilities as part of its COVID-19 reopening plan, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is opening its corps-managed campgrounds within the Cumberland River Basin in Tennessee June 1, 2020.
  • Customer service, morale; driving forces for FED mailroom operations during COVID 19

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea— Receiving mail and packages can often be a morale booster for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Far East District employees while serving overseas. The COVID 19 pandemic continues to change operations almost daily, however, the district consolidated mailroom has continued its mission throughout this challenging period.